From: Marshall Space Flight Center
Posted: Friday, May 5, 2017
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will host the agency's Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Industry Day on Tuesday, May 9. The free event will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration in Huntsville. Members of the local news media are invited to attend.
The event, organized by Marshall's Small Business Office, will provide participants with detailed information on how to do business with government agencies, large businesses and NASA field centers and operations around the nation. Breakout sessions will detail upcoming business opportunities across the agency and introduce small business owners to key NASA personnel and representatives of NASA prime contractors.
Interested parties are invited to register on-site or to preregister at:
Speakers will include Glenn Delgado, associate administrator for NASA's Office of Small Business Programs at NASA Headquarters in Washington; Roy Malone, director of Marshall's Office of Center Operations; David Iosco, deputy director of Marshall's Office of Procurement; and Marshall Small Business Specialist David Brock.
NASA is working to raise awareness of new business opportunities for service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses in accord with Presidential Executive Order 13360, which seeks to provide new contracting and subcontracting opportunities for this historically underserved group.
Marshall's Small Business Office, part of its Office of Procurement, seeks to help small businesses pursue NASA procurement and subcontracting opportunities. Learn more at:
For more information about NASA's Office of Small Business Programs, visit:
Members of the media interested in covering the event should contact Jennifer Stanfield in Marshall's Office of Communications at 256-544-0034 no later than 4 p.m. CDT, Monday, May 8. Visitor parking is available in front of the Davidson Center, which is part of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center at One Tranquility Base in Huntsville.
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